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Coral Reefs

Majestic Realms under the Sea

Peter F. Sale

An eye-opening introduction to the complexity, wonder, and vital roles of coral reefs  When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.50

The Multifarious Mr. Banks

From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World

Toby Musgrave

A fascinating life of Sir Joseph Banks which restores him to his proper place in history as a leading scientific figure of the English Enlightenment“An extensive, admiring account of his subject’s...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Clairvoyant of the Small

The Life of Robert Walser

Susan Bernofsky

The first English-language biography of one of the great literary talents of the twentieth century, written by his award-winning translator“Susan Bernofsky's deep and decades-long involvement with Robert Walser's...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Spatial Orders, Social Forms

Art and the City in Modern Brazil

Adrian Anagnost

A fascinating look at modernist urban planning and spatial theories in Brazilian 20th-century art and architecture Exploring the intersections among art, architecture, and urbanism in Brazil from the 1920s through...

May 18, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $75.00

Condemned

The Transported Men, Women and Children Who Built Britain's Empire

Graham Seal

A powerful account of how coerced migration built the British Empire In the early seventeenth century, Britain took ruthless steps to deal with its unwanted citizens, forcibly removing men, women, and...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $27.50

Conversations with God: Jan Matejko's Copernicus

Christopher Riopelle, Owen Gingerich, and Andrzej Szczerski

Two icons of Polish culture and history, an artist and an astronomer Largely unknown outside his homeland, Jan Matejko (1838–93) is widely regarded as the national painter of Poland, where he is revered...

May 18, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $16.99

Humour

Terry Eagleton

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture—by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of...

May 18, 2021, Paper, $15.00

The Voice Catchers

How Marketers Listen In to Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

Joseph Turow

Your voice as biometric data, and how marketers are using it to manipulate you The first in-depth examination of the voice intelligence industry, this timely book exposes how artificial intelligence is enabling...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

John Craxton

A Life of Gifts

Ian Collins

Uplifting and engaging, this story recounts the life and career of a rebellious 20th-century British artist Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) has...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

A Fortress in Brooklyn

Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg

Nathaniel Deutsch and Michael Casper

The epic story of Hasidic Williamsburg, from the decline of New York to the gentrification of Brooklyn Hasidic Williamsburg is famous as one of the most separatist, intensely religious, and politically savvy...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

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